The glutes, or gluteal muscles, are located on the back of the pelvis region in humans. These muscles combine with a layer of fat to provide a cushiony layer of flesh to sit on. More »

According to, the quadriceps are the primary muscles used in leg extensions. The quadriceps are located on the front of the thighs and include the rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis and vastus... More »

The process of throwing a shot put involves many muscles in the body starting at the bottom with the leg muscles, including the quadriceps, hamstrings and glutes. Other muscles such as the abs, pectorals, deltoids and tr... More »

The thigh has three sets of strong muscles: the hamstring muscles in the back of the thigh, the quadriceps in the front and the adductor muscles on the inside. The quadriceps and hamstring muscles work in combination to ... More »

Kyphosis affects the muscles of the upper back and neck. Kyphosis is defined by MedlinePlus as a back deformity that produces rounding of the shoulders and a slouching or hunchbacked appearance. More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles

The hip adductor muscles allow humans to draw their legs to the mid-line of the body, an action which is aptly named adduction. Other movements the hip adductors enable include transverse adduction, flexion, extension, a... More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles

The deltoids are the muscles that allow humans to raise their arms laterally. In addition to the deltoids, there are several other muscles groups that assist in lateral motion. More »